Learn to effectively evaluate diet regimens, perform health assessments and give sound nutritional advice based on proven and effective practices.
The University of Central Missouri’s Sport Nutrition minor will help you understand how fueling your body impacts exercise and performance. This minor is particularly valuable for students majoring in Exercise Science, Kinesiology and other related fields.
A Sport Nutrition minor to enhance your career
By adding a Sport Nutrition minor to your bachelor’s degree, you’ll be equipped with enhanced expertise as you pursue your career in health and wellness. Use your knowledge and skills to help athletes and other active individuals improve their performance through nutrition. All of our classes can be taken in person on our Warrensburg campus, and some are also available online for flexible options to complete your minor in Sport Nutrition.
Meera Penumetcha, Ph.D., RDN
College of Health, Science and Technology
Department of Nutrition, Kinesiology and Health
Among the best nutrition programs
Some classes available online
Complements most health-related degrees
Small class sizes enable interaction
Access to state-of-the-art labs
Throughout the UCM Sport Nutrition minor, you’ll learn the fundamentals of exercise physiology, analyze nutritional principles and address current trends in both sports and nutrition. For example, you can explore the role of dietary supplements in exercise performance or assess the safety of new and emerging nutritional therapies and treatments.
As a Sport Nutrition minor at UCM, you’ll engage in fascinating courses such as:
With a UCM Sport Nutrition minor, you’ll gain knowledge and skills that can be applied to countless careers in health and wellness. Not only will you gain an in-depth understanding of nutrition and its impact on aspiring athletes, you’ll also connect and network with peers who share your passion for performance.
Hit the ground running in our Sport Nutrition minor by:
A Sport Nutrition minor from UCM provides added value to aspiring professionals who want to work in health and wellness programs within sports organizations, clinical facilities, corporations and universities.
Discover a strong future in health and wellness
Why should you pursue a Sport Nutrition minor at UCM? Use our interactive tool below to explore career options, salary expectations and more.
The University of Central Missouri’s tuition and fees are much lower than those of other institutions. We also offer many ways to help finance your college education, including loans and grants.
In addition to UCM’s university-wide scholarships, you may qualify for program-specific awards and other funding opportunities through your major area of study. Learn more about program-specific scholarships using the UCM Scholarship Finder.
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